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scsijon

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PostPosted: Tue 01 Jul 2014, 20:04    Post subject:  Puppy T290
Subject description: Racy6+
 

Initially I was intending to build a new Racy59 (or Racy6 from BarryK's coding) using T2's Version 9.0 with the normal woof2.

However I've decided to extend the project to a new structure and having both 32 bit and 64 bit versions available.

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scsijon

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PostPosted: Sun 14 Sep 2014, 23:26    Post subject: Update-1 15 Sep 2014  

Yes, this is slowly happening.

I am getting more and more into it on the T2 side towards completing that end of it and hope to have a first alpha for you all to play with in about a month.

My respect for BarryK grows hourly as he had to do all this from scratch, I at least have his legacy to work from. It's still a decent learning curve!

I also have a number of pet packages as updates for Racy 5.5.1 already built as an interim, which have their own thread http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=95699 and updated when as I get time. They will live on my website under www.lamiaworks.com.au/puppy/551updates when I get that directory setup, however links will be via the thread.

The T290 Compatable Distro Compiled Packages will be in a packagename-version.tar.bz2 form, which is the T2 standard and is already recognized by Puppy. Packages for the alpha will live on my website under www.lamiaworks.com.au/puppy/t290/alpha1 when I get that directory setup.

And please note that this IS A RACY EQUIVALENT and NOT A WARY Equivalent. T2 Version 9 is a dynamically developing system and changes seem to happen with package version updating daily. Although i shall do a lockdown on updates for the first alpha. Although I might do a stepback version AFTER I have the first Beta out if there are enough requests and time permits.

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partsman

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PostPosted: Sun 14 Sep 2014, 23:42    Post subject:  

Hello scsijon Smile
On the edge of my seat waiting to test been way to long since we have had a T2 puppy !! Cant wait !
And let me say ! Thank you for your effort ! A daunting task ! I am sure Wink

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PostPosted: Mon 15 Sep 2014, 12:31    Post subject:  

i am already getting impatient. Just don't include GTK3 or any software requiring it.
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PostPosted: Tue 16 Sep 2014, 06:53    Post subject:  

bark_bark_bark wrote:
i am already getting impatient. Just don't include GTK3 or any software requiring it.


Now, now!

Here's a fresh bone to chew on Wink !

It's in the source repository, but it's not built and included by default for X86 so I won't be, at least for now.

In fact, the first test alpha release at present won't have either xorg or a desktop in it. I want to thoroughly test the underlying system to be stable before moving forward.

Although this may change after this weekend after the group have a 'talk' about it.

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